|Birth Day||March 15, 1969|
|Age||51 YEARS OLD|
Japanese jockey and horse racing legend who won the Japanese Triple Crown of Thoroughbred Racing with the horse Deep Impact.
He rode 69 winners in his rookie campaign.
He won the Japan Cup in 1999 on the horse Special Week.
His father and brother are also horse jockeys.
He is the Japanese equivalent of Irish jockey Tony McCoy.